Summer Spotlight: Clerking for the Houston Bar Association President

This summer I am working as a law clerk for Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz in Houston, Texas. I am working directly under Houston Bar Association President, Benny Agosto, Jr. on a case involving a chemical plant fire in which we represent over sixty clients. With Abraham Watkins being one of the oldest … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Clerking for the Houston Bar Association President

Summer Spotlight: Chicago Public Defender’s Office Intern

  I am currently interning as a certified legal intern (otherwise known as a "711" in Illinois) at the Public Defender's (P.D.) Office in Cook County, which is located in Chicago! I am assigned to the Juvenile Justice division, which means we represent all children eighteen years or younger who become involved with the criminal … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Chicago Public Defender’s Office Intern

Summer Spotlight: Criminal Law Judicial Intern & Tax Law Research Assistant

This summer I am working as a judicial intern at the 17th Judicial Circuit with Judge Bernard Bober in the Criminal Division and also working as a research assistant for Florida State Law's Professor Steve Johnson. If anyone has any questions about either of these experiences, I would be happy to answer them! As a … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Criminal Law Judicial Intern & Tax Law Research Assistant

Summer Spotlight: Externing at the Public Defender’s Office

This summer I have a Criminal Litigation Externship with the Leon County Public Defender’s office. I spend my days mostly doing legal research for the attorney I was assigned to. I have been drafting motions, attending hearings, and sitting in on trials. A typical day will include going to court at least once, and then … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Externing at the Public Defender’s Office

Summer Spotlight: Federal Government Internship in Washington, D.C.

Ever since I was little I have always known that I wanted to practice in Washington, D.C. My mom used to bring me with her when she had business trips in the area, and even as a little girl I fell in love with all the city has to offer. During my undergraduate career I … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Federal Government Internship in Washington, D.C.

Summer Spotlight: Worker’s Compensation & Employment Law

This summer I am working at McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, P.A., a premier defense firm in Pensacola, FL. The firm represents a variety of industries, including banking and finance, healthcare, service and hospitality, State and local government, manufacturing or processing facilities, not-for-profit and religious organizations, construction and professional employer organizations. I am learning … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Worker’s Compensation & Employment Law

Summer Spotlight: Intern for the Florida Senate Democrats

This summer has been great so far. Aside from getting some much needed rest and relaxation after a trying 1L year, I have been taking a couple summer classes and interning in the Communications office of the Florida Senate Democrats (Florida Democratic Party). I am taking two classes this summer, Evidence and Criminal Procedure: Police. … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Intern for the Florida Senate Democrats